Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has elevated attorneys Michael R. Leake and Michael D. Orlando to partner.
Leake is a member of the real estate, land use and environmental practice group in the San Diego office. He has a broad-based real estate transactional practice with experience in real property purchase and sale, leasing and financing.
Leake received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1999 and his undergraduate degree from Montana State University, Billings in 1995.
Orlando is a member of the corporate and intellectual property practice groups in the firm's Del Mar office. He advises clients on corporate law, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing and other commercial transactions.
He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from University of San Diego in 2002 and 2003 respectively, and his undergraduate degree from University of California, San Diego in 1998.